(RaMCHa”L). Mesilath Yesharim [“The Path of the Upright” ]

AUCTION 61 | Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: Printed Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, Graphic Art and Ceremonial Objects

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Lot 186

(RaMCHa”L). Mesilath Yesharim [“The Path of the Upright” ]

<<FIRST EDITION.>> With approbation of R. Raphael Meldola of Bayonne, France, and an introduction by his son, David who together with Jacob Bassan edited this work. (This approbations and introduction were withdrawn from many subsequent editions) ff. (6), 63. Light wear, trimmed. Contemporary boards, rubbed. 12mo. Vinograd, Amsterdam 1521

Amsterdam: Naphtali Herz Levi the Physician 1740

Est: $8,000 - $10,000
<<An immensely influential work of ethics,>> widely studied by Jews throughout the world.